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Ruston and Hornsby Class 165 DE: 402803: Faraday

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One of a class (of 154) built by Ruston and Hornsby in 1956 for ICI ltd. This 0-4-0 engine, was used for many years at the ICI chemical works at Wallerscote and Winnington in Cheshire, number 402803. Being a diesel electric locomotive. Arriving at the EVR in 2002 this was one of the first locos to arrive on the railway. It provides power for shunting and engineering trains and is owned by a private trio of volunteers. Maximum speed 15 mph, tractive effort 14,200 pounds
Builder: Ruston & Hornsby, Lincoln Built: 1956
Class or Type: 165DE Works No: 402803
Weight: 28 T Running No:
Brake Type: Air/Unfitted Operational Status: Under Restoration
Owner: Privately Owned Arrived: --/--/02
Remarks:
WyvernRail PLC, Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. Wirksworth Station, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire. DE4 4FB. 01629 823076. © 2017